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Tycho Brahe

Tycho Braheə/; born Tyge Ottesen Brahe; 14 December 1546 – 24 October 1601) was a Danish nobleman, astronomer, and writer known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. He was born in the then Danish peninsula of Scania. Well known in his lifetime as an astronomer, astrologer and alchemist, he has been described as "the first competent mind in modern astronomy to feel ardently the passion for exact empirical facts." His... Read More

BornTyge Ottesen Brahe
14 December 1546
Knutstorp Castle, Scania, Denmark
(now Sweden)
Died24 October 1601 (aged 54)
Prague, Habsburg Bohemia, Holy Roman Empire
(now Czech Republic)
NationalityDanish
OccupationNobleman, astronomer, writer
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